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The woman was involved in a 'friends with benefits' relationship with a man She wanted more from the relationship and sabotaged her condom supply The woman told the man that she had nobbled the condoms and was pregnant He reported her to the authorities who convicted her of of sexual assault A German woman has been jailed for six months after she was convicted of stealing her partner's sperm by poking holes in his condoms. The woman, who wished to become pregnant, sabotaged her partner's condoms without his permission so she could harvest his genetic material. The court in western…
Walter Orthmann, a 100-year-old man from Brazil has been working for the same company since 1938, which officially makes his career worthy of the Guinness Book of Records. Orthman began working for Industrias Renaux S.A., a textile company in Brusque, on January 17, 1938, when he was only 15-years-old. He began as an assistant in the shipping department, but over the years, he was promoted to administrative assistant and, eventually, sales manager. During his 84-year-long career, Walter went on sales trips all over the world, received his paycheck in nine different currency denominations, and used nearly every commercial airline in…
Imagine going from having nothing to your name to winning over a quarter of a million dollars only to be unable to claim it due to a lack of ID. That’s exactly the problem an Algerian undocumented immigrant in Belgium is facing right now. A few days ago, the lottery winner, whose name has not been disclosed for obvious reasons, went into a shop in Zeebrugge, a Belgian port city and popular transit point for migrants and refugees, and bought a lottery scratchcard. He paid 5 euros for it and ended up winning a whopping 250,000 euros ($270,000). He was…
Taylor A. Humphrey, a 33-year-old woman from New York, works as a professional baby namer, charging people thousands of dollars for helping them pick out the perfect names for their offspring. It’s hard to believe that someone could make a living helping expecting parents select a suitable name for their child, but Taylor A. Humphrey is living proof that it can be done. She has been a full-time baby namer for years, charging clients between $1,500 and $10,000 for providing suitable baby names based on a variety of factors. Her services range from a simple phone call and a list…
An unnamed 61-year-old man in German reportedly got 90 doses of Covid-19 vaccine injected into his body so he could make money selling vaccination certificates to people who didn’t want to get vaccinated. The man from the eastern German city of Magdeburg, whose name was not released, allegedly managed to receive up to 90 shots of Covid-19 vaccine at various vaccination centers in the eastern state of Saxony for months, before being caught earlier this month. He was finally discovered when he came to a vaccination center in Eilenburg, Saxony for the second day in a row, asking to get…
Food technology company Primeval Foods plans to launch an entire menagerie of exotic meats that didn’t actually come from animals, including lion burgers, tiger nuggets or giraffe ham. As the meat-alternatives market becomes increasingly competitive, food tech companies are coming up with new and ingenious ways of making their products stand out. Primeval Foods, a London-based startup specializing in cellular agriculture, plans to start selling exotic meats cultivated in a laboratory. And we’re not talking expensive and hard-to-come-by beef either, but the types of meat most people never even imagined were edible, like lion or tiger meat. No animals are…
A Lagos-Ibadan train, on Thursday, stopped abruptly after “running out of diesel”. According to a Twitter user, King Isaiah Obadore, who was reportedly on the train, the crew members said the train stopped moving because it had exhausted diesel. “Boarded Train from Ibadan to Lagos. We’re still stuck in the forest with unknown Chinese Men,” Obadore said. “They said fuel finished. What a beautiful country, Nigeria.” In a trending video, another passenger was seen commenting about the situation while some passengers were seen hanging around the train. When contacted, Mahmood Yakubu, spokesperson of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), said he…
A Florida man, who was pulled over for speeding last week, attempted to place blame on Russian President Vladimir Putin during the traffic stop, authorities said. The unidentified driver was pulled over by a Flagler County deputy in Palm Coast last Thursday for allegedly running a stop sign and going 50 mph in a 30 mph zone, the deputy said in bodycam footage released by the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday. According to the footage, the man gave the deputy a myriad of reasons as to why he was spending, including that he had just got the car and…
A Chinese man was recently diagnosed with “crocodile tear syndrome”, a rare medical condition that causes people to shed tears whenever they eat. Crying is usually triggered by a strong emotional reaction, such as sadness, pain or uncontrollable laughter, but in rare cases it can be activated by something as benign as eating. Last year, an elderly man, referred to only as ‘Mr. Zhang’ by Chinese media, reportedly started shedding tears when he ate. He didn’t think much of it at first, but the crying got noticeably worse when he needed to chew for longer, and this interfered with his…
A video that appears to show a Russian man smashing his iPad in response to Apple announcing it will no longer sell products in the country has gone viral. The video, which was shared on Twitter by BBC journalist Francis Scarr, shows a man kneeling next to a young boy and using a hammer to destroy the piece of tech. He smashes it a few times, flips it over and does the same then hands the hammer to the child and encourages him to do the same. "That's our response to your sanctions," the man reportedly says. "We don't need…
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Investors on NGX lose N633bn as banks’ recapitalization bids induce negative sentiments

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I've spent 25 years studying the brain—I never do these 4 things that destroy our memory as we age

As a neuroscientist, I've spent the last 25 years researching the science of memory. A…
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A new camera can undress people almost in real time—to send a message about AI

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Contrary to Betta Edu’s claim, EFCC says no suspended officials in Humanitarian Ministry cleared as…

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has discovered other fraudulent dealings involving Covid-19…
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What to know after Day 781 of Russia-Ukraine war

WESTERN PERSPECTIVE Ukraine's top commander says Russia aims to capture Chasiv Yar by May 9…
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Winning funding proposals written by generative AI: Should that matter to you?

Generative AI is getting better every day. We now have ChatGPT4, Claude 3, Gemini, Perplexity,…
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Nigeria’s Super Falcons qualify for 2024 Olympics at South Africa’s expense

Super Falcons of Nigeria have qualified for the women’s football event of the 2024 Olympics…

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